- For creatives, enthusiasts and gamers, WD Black hard drives are designed for power users who demand performance for power computing
- The WD Black drive features a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a standard single-core processor to maximize drive performance
- With 128MB of cache on 5TB and 6TB models, WD's dynamic cache technology improves performance in real time to allocate and optimize cache between reads and writes
- Helps reduce system-induced vibrations from other components, optimizing performance and reliability
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- HDD Form Factor:
- 3.5 Inch
- Cache (in MB) - HDD:
- Load/unload cycles:
- Interface Transfer Rate: Buffer to Host:
- 6 Gb/s
- Interface Transfer Rate: Host to/from Drive:
- 256 MB/s
- Performance Class - HDD:
- 7200 RPM
- Advanced Format:
- RoHS Compliant:
- 5 Years
WD Black™ PC Hard Drives
WD Black performance storage is designed to enhance your PC experience across heavier computing tasks whether you are a digital artist, video editor, photographer, or gamer. Available with up to 128MB of DRAM cache on higher capacity models, the WD Black drive is optimized for drive performance so you can spend more time experiencing the things you love most.
Inspiring performance capacity
WD Black™ performance storage is designed to enhance your PC experience across heavier computing tasks whether you are a digital artist, video editor, photographer, or gamer. Available with an impressive 128MB of DRAM cache on higher capacity models, the WD Black PC drive is optimized for drive performance so you can spend more time experiencing the things you love most. Enhance your PC’s performance even further when you combine a WD Black drive with an SSD for a dual drive configuration, allowing you to benefit from the additional caching of your operating system onto the SSD for increased performance. All together, the WD Black drive gives you the hard drive performance, capacity and an industry leading 5-year limited warranty for an inspiring threein-one storage solution.
For Creative Professionals
When it comes to storing your creativity and entire digital portfolio, look no further than WD Black performance storage for your best solution. Use the WD Black drive for storing your large multimedia files of photos, videos, games or applications and programs because with a WD Black drive, you get the best combination of speed, capacity and large cache sizes.
The WD Black drive is the perfect storage solution for your gaming machine by offering large capacities to store your game’s downloadable content (DLC), large cache sizes, and it is the perfect compliment for maximum system performance when combined with an SSD. The WD Black drive also includes StableTrac™ Technology (2TB and larger models) for more accurate data tracking and help to reduce any impact due to vibrations from additional gaming hardware. The WD Black drive also offers a 5-year limited warranty to match or beat your other gaming hardware warranties.
The WD Black drive is equipped with StableTrac Technology (2TB and larger models) by securing the motor shaft inside to increase reliability and help reduce impact due to system-induced vibrations from other components. By stabilizing the platters inside, the WD Black drive results in more accurate tracking in a particular sector during read and write operations, optimizing performance and reliability.
Increased DRAM cache
The WD Black drive delivers high-speed transfer speeds and read rates of your files with impressive cache sizes of up to 128MB of DRAM on our high capacity models. WD’s Dynamic Cache Technology improves caching algorithms in real time to allocate and optimize cache between reads and writes. This movement of cache for read data helps to reduce congestion and increase overall performance.
Efficient dual processing
When it comes to processing power, more is always better especially for loading games or large multimedia files. The WD Black drive features a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a single core processor to maximize drive performance for faster read and write speeds.
- Power computing applications such as video and photo editing, and maxed out gaming computers.
- Desktop / Consumer RAID Environments - WD Black PC Hard Drives are tested and recommended for use in consumer-type RAID applications (RAID 0 and RAID 1).*